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Mind your pees & queues for the Delhi Games

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With just six months to go before India hosts the Commonwealth Games, some are already wondering whether New Delhi is loo-ready for the sporting extravaganza.

The capital is preparing to host more than 100,000 foreign visitors for the October Games, seen as an opportunity to show off the city as a major global destination.

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Feb 25, 2010

Britain’s culture-clash comedy “East is East” gets sequel

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – In 1999, the low-budget British film “East is East,” about the clash of cultures in a Muslim Pakistani family living in Manchester, became a surprise worldwide hit, winning awards and grossing over $15 million.

More than a decade later, the makers of the movie are back with “West is West” — a sequel set in Pakistan that has Bollywood’s Om Puri reprising his role as George Khan and many others from the original cast.

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      "Tony Tharakan is Editor, India Online and looks after the Reuters India website, managing the desk's 24/7 operations in New Delhi. He has been with Reuters since September 2006 and has previously worked with The Times of India and Press Trust of India. He holds post-graduate degrees in journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication and in English from Hindu College, Delhi University."
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